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Poster: lobster12 Date: Nov 15, 2006 8:11am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Overlooked Gems Re-Discovered

Not an obsure title to say the least but slowhand, by Clapton. Everytime I hear "The Core" just gets me going.

Also, any of the soundtracks by Mark Knoffler in the 80's are very cool.

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Poster: mcglone Date: Nov 15, 2006 10:49am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Overlooked Gems Re-Discovered

Knoffler' the long road (theme from cal) is a lovely piece.

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Nov 15, 2006 11:17am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Overlooked Gems Re-Discovered

I love that Robert Palmer ablum. Anything that combines Little Feat and Allen Touissant compositions is good. (By the way, Allen Touissant and Elvis Costellos' "The River in Reverse" is fantastic).

Rediscovered recent gems:
Dylan's Desire (Emmylou!)
Zappa's Hot Rats and Bongo Fury
Clapon/Duanne Allman "outtakes" from Layla sessions - just so damn good - great, extended jams.

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Poster: SDH2O Date: Nov 15, 2006 12:08pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Overlooked Gems Re-Discovered

Good call on Zappa. A couple of years ago I dug up my copy of "Joe's Garage" and gave it a listen; has to be one of the funniest things Frank produced. Anything with the line "Only if it were a Telefunken U47 Pansexual Rotoplooker" or "Yes, I know, your father is waiting for you in the tool shed" has got to be great. As soon as I listened to this album again I was immediately brought back to the days in the dorm room absolutely paralyzed by laughter, unable to breath. That and the incredible guitar playing by Frank, a true master who is greatly missed; if you've never heard his live version of "Whipping Post", you are missing out on something speical.

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Poster: Scrim Date: Nov 15, 2006 12:06pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Overlooked Gems Re-Discovered

And don't forget Sheik Yerbouti. Hilarious lyrics, and Frank just rocks his ass off.

Zoot Allures is always tasty too for some Carvin guitar action.

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Poster: high flow Date: Nov 15, 2006 10:11am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Overlooked Gems Re-Discovered

Needle to the Groove - Mantronix....:)

Seriously. AJ Croce(son of Jim) - Fit to Serve

AJ was more discovery than re-discovery. Went to see him play on a whim in SF. He was good, it was fun. Then, I never really thought much about it. Until grazing thru the ultra-bargain bin at a local record store.

AJ Croce - Fit to Serve - $.25! That's right 2 bits!